YSU Honor Society Recognized by National Chapter

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio –The Youngstown State University chapter of The National Society of Collegiate Scholars has been recognized as a Certified Gold Star Chapter for the 2017-2018 academic year.

NSCS is a national, nonprofit, honor society that recognizes and elevates high achieving undergraduates who excel academically during their first and second year of college. With its three pillars of scholarship, leadership and service, NSCS provides career and graduate school connections, leadership and service opportunities and gives out more than a million dollars in scholarships, awards and chapter funds annually.

The Certified Gold Star Chapter certification is reserved for chapters that demonstrate leadership in implementing engaging, student-centered events on their campus and in their local community, including a new member induction ceremony, Integrity Week and Pace, or Planning to Achieve Collegiate Success.

To be eligible for membership in NSCS, students must have a GPA of 3.4 or above, putting them in the top 20% of students nationally.

Pictured: Members of the National Society of Collegiate Scholars at YSU during the fall 2017 induction ceremony.

SOURCE: YSU News Center

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